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Korkeasaari now heated with zero emissions - Helen’s Recycled Heat reduces climate load by the equivalent of driving 5 million kilometres a year

Korkeasaari now heated with zero emissions - Helen’s Recycled Heat reduces climate load by the equivalent of driving 5 million kilometres a year

From now on, Korkeasaari Zoo will be heated by Helen’s Recycled Heat, which is a totally emission-free form of heat production recycled from waste heat. On swapping to Helen's carbon-neutral district

17.02.2020

Study: 53 per cent of Helsinki residents would choose green district heat – only a few know that it’s available to anyone

Study: 53 per cent of Helsinki residents would choose green district heat – only a few know that it’s available to anyone

According to a study commissioned by the energy company Helen, Helsinki residents do not know that they can have an impact on the way their homes are heated. There is low awareness among the

17.02.2020

New electric vehicle charging points to be installed at sports centres in Helsinki

New electric vehicle charging points to be installed at sports centres in Helsinki

Helen will deliver 33 new electric vehicle charging points to eight locations in connection with ice halls in Helsinki and the venues of Urheiluhallit Oy. The 58 new charging points installed by Helen

05.02.2020

New price period for district heat begins and energy fee for district heat decreases

New price period for district heat begins and energy fee for district heat decreases

The energy fee for district heat for the spring season will decrease from the same period last year by 12.7%. The energy fee for the period 1 March – 30 April 2020 will be 62.19 e/MWh (including VAT

31.01.2020

Helen strengthens customer experience and service design – Mikko Koivisto to head operations

Helen strengthens customer experience and service design – Mikko Koivisto to head operations

Mikko Koivisto, Master of Arts (Art and Design), has been appointed as Helen’s Head of Customer Experience and Service Design. Koivisto will be responsible for Helen’s development of customer

30.01.2020

Progress in Kilpilahti excess heat project – could supply quarter of the district heating demand of the Helsinki region

Progress in Kilpilahti excess heat project – could supply quarter of the district heating demand of the Helsinki region

In 2019, Neste and Borealis, both operating in Kilpilahti, Porvoo, the southern coast of Finland, conducted a preliminary study together with energy companies in the Helsinki Metropolitan area. The

17.01.2020

Planning of City Refinery is making progress – project is boosted by decision on MEAE aid

Planning of City Refinery is making progress – project is boosted by decision on MEAE aid

The planning of the City Refinery, a joint venture by Helen, Lassila & Tikanoja and VTT, is making progress. The Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment (MEAE) has granted energy aid to Helen

02.01.2020

Helen Ltd and Suomen Kaasuenergia Oy launch a joint construction project on Mannerheimintie on 4 December 2019

Helen Ltd and Suomen Kaasuenergia Oy launch a joint construction project on Mannerheimintie on 4 December 2019

Over the coming winter, Helen Ltd and Suomen Kaasuenergia Oy are building new extensions to the district cooling and natural gas network in the Ruskeasuo area at the north end of Mannerheimintie,

04.12.2019

Helen to close the Vanhankaupunginkoski hydropower plant

Helen to close the Vanhankaupunginkoski hydropower plant

Helen will close down the energy production use of the Vanhankaupunginkoski power plant museum. The museum power plant has no national significance in terms of energy production: however, the plant

29.11.2019

Helen investigates possibilities of geothermal heat in Helsinki

Helen investigates possibilities of geothermal heat in Helsinki

Helen is investigating the possibilities for utilising geothermal heat. Central Park (Keskuspuisto) is one of the areas where geological explorations will be carried out jointly with GTK. This is the

28.11.2019